Occupational Therapist Job at Newport Healthcare, Brooklyn Park, MN

  • Newport Healthcare
  • Brooklyn Park, MN

Job Description

We are a psychiatric healthcare system, dedicated to providing mental healthcare for all, with seven locations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area, and two additional sites located in Rochester and Mankato. With a robust benefits package, career advancement opportunities, and great workplace culture, we value our employees and the work they do each day for our patients and families. Our services span the full continuum of care for patients, with a variety of roles and opportunities for job-seekers looking for more than a job, but a place where you can grow in your career.

The Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR) is responsible for the implementation of Occupational Therapy services in a manner that is client-centered and interactive. The Occupational Therapist is responsible to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and supervise occupational care of patients within the area of assignment pursuant to the policies and procedures of PrairieCare.


Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Provide individual patient assessments as ordered by a physician
  • Requires knowledge of occupational therapy practices, which can be gained only through an accredited program
  • Oriented and educated in gender, cultural, and age appropriate care for the assigned unit
  • Adhere to the Occupational Therapy Standards of Practice and the Occupational Therapy Code of Ethics, as well as facility policies and procedures
  • Responsible to provide supervision as needed for Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Level I and II Occupational Therapy students.

Brooklyn Park - Medical Office Building Location

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:30pm 1.0 FTE

  • Requires graduation from an accredited school of Occupational Therapy, certified as an Occupational Therapist and current licensure as an Occupational Therapist, Registered in the State of Minnesota.
  • Level II fieldwork experience in psycho-social OT is strongly preferred for newly graduated candidates.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal form
  • Ability to smoothly and rapidly shift between dissimilar tasks
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly as part of a team to handle volatile and potentially emergency situations
  • Ability to make effective decisions while in stressful situations and circumstances
  • After training, be able to manage disruptive and explosive patients


PrairieCare is a psychiatric healthcare system experiencing rapid growth in the Twin Cities and southern Minnesota. With multiple sites across the metro, including locations in Rochester and Mankato, PrairieCare has quickly grown to become one of Minnesota’s largest providers of mental health services to children, adolescents, adults, and their families.


PrairieCare does not discriminate against any person based on race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admissions, treatment, or participation in its programs, services, activities, or employment. PrairieCare is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Veterans, Disabled, and other protected individuals and is committed to a diverse workforce.


PrairieCare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email  hr@prairie-care.com for assistance.


Offers of employment from PrairieCare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background studies.

Job Tags

Full time, Shift work, Monday to Friday,

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